Religion and Mental Health: Research and Clinical Applications

Published

Book

© 2018 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Religion and Mental Health: Research and Clinical Applications summarizes research on how religion may help people better cope or exacerbate their stress, covering its relationship to depression, anxiety, suicide, substance abuse, well-being, happiness, life satisfaction, optimism, generosity, gratitude and meaning and purpose in life. The book looks across religions and specific faiths, as well as to spirituality for those who don't ascribe to a specific religion. It integrates research findings with best practices for treating mental health disorders for religious clients, also covering religious beliefs and practices as part of therapy to treat depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Koenig, H

Published Date

  • March 13, 2018

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 384

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780128112823

Citation Source

  • Scopus